Empowerment of Women: Language and Other Facets2005
Abha Gupta and Smita Sinha
This book is a pioneering attempt to provide a comprehensive compilation of articles by eminent scholars on the issue of women's empowerment in Asia. Segmented into five parts - Language, Media and Empowerment; Socio-political-culture Empowerment; Economic, Profession and legal Empowerment; Domestic Empowerment and Empowerment and Education - the sole objective of this book is to present various dimensions and facets of empowerment along with role of language, education, Media, literature, science and technology, and women's health.
Contemporary School Counseling: Theory, Research, and Practice2005
Christopher A. Sink (Editor)
This text reviews the principle roles and functions of a contemporary school counselor, including counseling, coordination, collaboration, and guidance--as defined by the American School Counselor Association. Editor Christopher A. Sink introduces the subject in the first chapter, and each subsequent chapter is written by a specialist in the field. [From Amazon.com]
Coping With Your Partner's Jealousy2004
Nina W. Brown
Statisticians report that as many as two of every three married couples have at least one incident of spousal battery in their history; the number one motivation for these attacks is the jealousy of one partner. Whether motivated by a desire for power, attention, control, or affection, feelings of jealousy often lead to moments of emotional or physical violence that can cripple and destroy a relationship.
In this, the first book ever written specifically to partners of jealous people, a professional counselor offers a series of assessments designed to help you reflect on personality traits that contribute to jealousy, both in yourself and in your partner. The book contains exercises and strategies that will help those involved in repairable relationships identify the triggers that provoke jealous reactions in their partners. Techniques for effective boundary-setting, enhanced communication, and deepened intimacy give you the tools you need to work through periods of jealous reaction. [From Amazon.com]
Loving the Self-Absorbed: How to Create a More Satisfying Relationship with a Narcissistic Partner2003
Nina W. Brown
A narcissistic partner is forever putting his or her own needs first and is also demeaning, manipulative, controlling, and competitive. After the early stages of a relationship, the non-narcissist is usually left questioning her value. In this first book for the intimate partners of narcissists, find empowering strategies you can use to limit the destructive effect of your partner's behavior and get what you need out of your relationship.
Learn the five types of destructive narcissism and how to recognize their effects on your relationship. The book reassures you that you are not helpless, and that you needn't give up on your relationship. Instead, the book offers realistic tips on living so that both of your needs are met. Change your "fantasy" wishes into realistic expectations, create boundaries, listen and respond in a self-caring manner, and learn when to avoid and ignore especially bad behavior. The book teaches you how to stop feeding into a narcissist's self-focus with subtle behavior cues such as acting distracted when he or she vies for attention. Ultimately, you will achieve a degree of understanding and separation that will help you see both your partner and yourself in a new light. [Amazon.com]
Best Practices, Best Thinking, and Emerging Issues in School Leadership2003
William A. Owings (Editor) and Leslie S. Kaplan (Editor)
Features the leading figures in educational leadership, this resource presents research and key considerations to assist in making decisions about new programs and directions for your school.
Whose Life is it Anyway? When to Stop Taking Care of Their Feelings & Start Taking Care of Your Own2002
Nina W. Brown
Psychologist and author Nina Brown helps readers who are over-involved with loved ones shield themselves against their emotional needs and start to focus on their own. Does your mother's desire to complain about how thoughtless your father was last night override your need to get to work on time? Do you really have nothing better to do on Saturday night than to ferry your little brother home from the movies, or help your sister debug her relationship with her boyfriend? If you tend to drop everything in your own life whenever a family member needs you, then you join the ranks of the millions others who are over-involved with their families. Over-involved family members get so swallowed by their loved ones' problems that they often lose sight of who they are and what they really want. This kind of excessive empathy becomes a problem when the needs of others determine every move you make and inhibit your ability to take care of yourself and get on with your own life. In Whose Life Is It Anyway? psychologist and author Nina Brown starts by helping readers evaluate their own family ties and decide if they are too caught up in other's needs. She goes on to provide a variety of techniques to help readers shield themselves from the needs of others, build strong boundaries, strengthen parts of their personalities against a tendency toward excessive empathy, and stay free of dominating or manipulative relationships. [From Amazon.com]
Working with the Self-Absorbed: How to Handle Narcissistic Personalities on the Job2002
Nina W. Brown
Learn to manage the destructive behaviors of narcissists in the workplace and to ensure that your work gets the credit it deserves. Find realistic strategies for ignoring outrageous narcissism. Establish a separate-but-equal working environment with your narcissistic coworker and gain the validation that you need to feel good about the work you do. [From Amazon.com]
The Unfolding Life: Counseling Across the Lifespan2002
Radha J. Horton-Parker and Nina W. Brown
Horton-Parker and Brown seek to prepare counselors-in-training to better understand personal growth and self-development. Their approach is designed to guide readers to better self-understanding through reviews of prevailing theory and through a series of exercises. Each chapter presents one or more exercises designed to allow the reader an opportunity to explore his/her personal development and to become aware of any unfinished and/or unresolved business that could emerge as counter transference with clients.
The basic theories of psychological growth and development―moral, cognitive, and gender identity―are examined under the stages of development throughout the life span. The specialized theories for the different stages, such as childhood and adolescence, are presented along with counseling applications for that specific stage. Readers are provided with numerous examples of how to use this information to better help clients. Other unique features include material on becoming a culturally sensitive counselor and an explanation of object-relations and self-psychology theories. Of particular interest to researchers and students involved with counseling issues. [From Amazon.com]
Promoting Student Learning and Student Development at a Distance2001
Alan M. Schwitzer, Julie R. Ancis, and Nina W. Brown
With today's telecommunication capabilities and advanced information technologies, more and more learners can complete entire academic degree programs without ever setting foot in their institution's main campus. In fact, over 100 American institutions already offer distance learning degree programs or certificate courses, and more are on the way. Promoting Student Learning and Student Development at a Distance meets this growing trend head-on with its definitive examination of contemporary electronic classroom environments. Drawing from institutions all over the United States, the book outlines factors and practices that both directly and indirectly influence the adjustment, learning and development of distance students. It also provides a detailed overview of student affairs responses to distant student needs, stressing the importance of building communities at a distance and using a case study to illustrate the design of distance student services. Finally, and perhaps most importantly, it offers concrete strategies for improvement, such as the creation of four new roles for student development professionals as distance educators: Faculty Development Provider, Academic Liaison, Program Designer, and Outcome Evaluator. As a result, Promoting Student Learning and Student Development at a Distance is more than just a valuable resource to the learner and educator alike. It is an integral ingredient to the future success of tomorrow's student. Co-published with American College Personnel Association. [From Amazon.com]
The Diabetic Athlete2000
Sheri R. Colberg
The Diabetic Athlete is the only book on the market that gives athletes and dedicated fitness enthusiasts the practical tips to manage type 1 or type 2 diabetes better while training and competing for performance.
Written by a diabetic athlete with a PhD in exercise physiology and endorsed by Dr. Edward Horton, a recognized diabetes expert, The Diabetic Athlete draws from collected expertise of hundreds of diabetic athletes, sharing their experiences from sports and fitness training. Colberg analyses their experiences and provides practical advice on blood sugar balance, nutrition, and exercise to help you pursue a normal, vigorously active life.
The book presents real-life examples from diabetic athletes on the special modifications they make in their diet and medication for various sports and physical activities, including general recommendations for diet and insulin changes for each activity. [Amazon.com]
Student-Generated Sexual Harassment in Secondary Schools2000
Roberta Wetzel and Nina W. Brown
Wetzel and Brown examine the extent to which student-to-student sexual harassment exists in secondary schools today. They provide evidence that student sexual harassment is not only currently widespread, it is also unconsciously and consciously condoned by school authorities who are charged with providing a safe and effective educational environment.
After reviewing the state of sexual harassment in American high schools, the authors provide the best practices for increasing awareness of what behaviors constitute sexual harassment as well as alert readers to the negative impact on both boys and girls, where sexual harassment is most likely to take place, and ways students can become more socially adept. A template for developing a school district policy is presented as are strategies for educating and dissemination. Practical and specific strategies for parents, teachers, and students are presented in detail. [From Amazon.com]
Intervention Strategies for Infants and Toddlers with Special Needs: A Team Approach1999
Sharon A. Raver
This book features contributions from leading professionals who have extensive experience with children who have special needs -- birth to three years of age. Extremely practical in approach, it contains "recommended practices" in early intervention that are easy to implement for serving young children and their families. Presents foundations for infant and toddler intervention and explores the importance of teamwork in early intervention. Surveys intervention strategies for developmental domains -- neuromotor development, cognitive development, and social and communication development. Considers intervention strategies for medical contexts -- for the neonatal period and for medically fragile/complex infants and toddlers. Discusses intervention with infants and toddlers who are at-risk, have multiple or severe disabilities, hearing impairment, or visual impairment. Explains how to collaborate with families and how to develop an Individualized Family Service Plan. For interventionists, educators, and families who are dealing with young children with special needs. [From Amazon.com]
The Destructive Narcissistic Pattern1998
Nina W. Brown
The destructive narcissistic pattern (DNP) is a term used to describe a constellation of characteristics generally associated with pathological narcissism, but which are fewer and less severe. Nonetheless, these characteristics negatively impact relationships. The destructive narcissist’s typical interaction produces negative reactions in others. For example, the individual devalues others, lacks empathy, has a sense of entitlement, and is emotionally shallow. He may function very well and be successful economically, but is unable to form and maintain stable relationships, as evidenced by numerous partners or marriages. The DNP, Brown asserts, is often unrecognized. Although others may find him frustrating and difficult, the individual with DNP can be charming when charm is perceived to be to his benefit… [Amazon.com]
Assistive Technology for Young Children with Disabilities: A Guide for Providing Family-Centered Services1998
Sharon Lesar Judge (Editor) and Howard P. Parette (Editor)
Assistive technology is increasingly important in improving disabled children's mobility, language, and learning--enabling them to function independently and take advantage of schooling and social opportunities. The authors here explore considerations involved in evaluating children's needs, selecting and prescribing devices, and training children, families, and teachers to use the technology.
Strategies for Teaching Students With Mild to Severe Mental Retardation1993
Robert A. Gable (Editor) and Robert F. Warren (Editor)
Special education teaching has advanced greatly over the last few decades in line with a more progressive social and educational policy. This book highlights the need for the continuation of effective instruction for students with mild to severe mental retardation alongside instructional research into this field. The case studies included are examined from both an empirical research perspective and a field orientated, practical viewpoint and the book is divided into two sections, the first dealing with mild disabilities and the second with more severe levels of mental retardation. [From Amazon.com]
Strategies for Teaching At-Risk and Handicapped Infants and Toddlers: A Transdisciplinary Approach1991
Sharon A. Raver
The purpose of this book is to provide information about effectively using a transdisciplinary team approach to increasing developmental growth in infants and toddlers who are at risk for or who have disabilities. The intended audience is family members and early interventionists who provide services to children who have special needs from birth to three years of age.
Assessing Students With Special Needs: A Sourcebook for Analyzing and Correcting Errors in Academics1990
Robert A. Gable (Editor) and Jo Mary Hendrickson (Editor)
This step-by-step guide to informal, classroom-based assessment of students with special needs offers a comprehensive presentation of error analysis procedures. The book deals with the following topics in 10 chapters: (1) an overview of traditional academic assessment; (2) enhancing the learning of handicapped preschoolers; (3) errors and error analysis in arithmetic, reading, handwriting, spelling, and written language (Chapters 3-7); (4) computer-based assessment and error analysis; (5) content area skill assessment; and (6) strategies for integrating error analysis and instruction. [From Amzaon.com]
Instructional Materials for Exceptional Children: Selection, Management and Adaptation1980
Joseph J. Stowitschek, Robert A. Gable, and Jo Mary Hendrickson
The book discusses the problems besettling special education research and reviews various instructional materials used for special needs students.
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